How write record to table using code

Maybe this can't be done but I am trying to write a record to a table using a temporary table made from a make table query.  But I also want to write a couple of the fields from a forms fields.

I have this code in the after update event of a combobox on the form:

Dim RS As DAO.Recordset
    Set RS = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("tblUnitLineItems")
    With RS
          !JobID = Me.txtJobID
          !UnitID = Me.txtUnitID
          !Category = Me.cboCategory
          !LineItem = Me.cboLineItemDescription
          !Quantity = Me.txtQuantity
          !Price = Me.txtPrice
          !MasterItem = Me.chkbxMasterItem
          !LineItemID = Me.txtLineItemID
          End With

 Set RS = Nothing

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But I want the record source for the following fields to come from the temporary table:


But then I want the following fields to come from the form fields:

Can this be done?  How would I re-write the code if so?

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Try executing a INSERT INTO SELECT query.  The general syntax is:
INSERT INTO targetTable (targetColumn1, targetColumn2, ..., targetColumnX)
SELECT sourceColumn1, sourceColumn2, ..., sourceColumnX FROM sourceTable;

Also, in general you don't need an actual query to get the SELECT to return rows. To clafify if you execute:
SELECT 12 as age,'John' as firstName

You will get one row with column named age with value=12 as well as a column named firstName with value='John'

Knowing that, you should be able to include the JobId and UnitID to the SELECT clause (see example at the end).

So, if you are trying to insert into "tblUnitLineItems" from "tempTable", backup your db first then try:

CurrentDb.Execute "INSERT INTO tblUnitLineItems(Category,Quantity,Price,MasterItem,LineItemID,LineItem,JobID,UnitID) SELECT Category,Quantity,Price,MasterItem,LineItemID,LineItem," & Me.txtJobID& ","  & Me.txtUnitID & " FROM tempTable"

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You can also use DAO if you'd prefer. You'd have to get the data from your temporary table first, so you'd open a Recordset for that:

Dim rst As DAO.Recordset
Set rst = Currentdb.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM YourTemporaryTable")

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Note you may need a WHERE clause on the SELECT statement to get the right record. From there, you'd refer to that "rst" object when needed:
Dim RS As DAO.Recordset
    '/ I changed the line below to not use a table-type recordset
    Set RS = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM tblUnitLineItems WHERE 1=0")
    With RS
          !JobID = Me.txtJobID
          !UnitID = Me.txtUnitID
          !Category = rst("Category")
          !LineItem = rst("LineItemDescription")
          !Quantity = rst("Quantity")
          !Price = rst("Price")
          !MasterItem = rst("MasterItem")
          !LineItemID = rst("LineItemID")
          End With
 Set RS = Nothing

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I'm just guessing at the names of the columns in your Temporary Table, so you may have to change the items like "LineItemDescription" to match the actual names you're using.

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